Principles of Xeriscape 7: Maintenance – with Craig Miller
Maintaining the landscape is key, even in a xeriscape. Pruning, occasional weeding and pest management, checking watering systems, and adjusting automatic irrigation systems as the seasons change will be needed. […]
Principles of Xeriscape 3 & 4: Turf & Plant Selection – with Craig Miller
The most controversial and misunderstood of the xeriscape principles is the concept of appropriate turf. Turf grasses have a place in the landscape, even in a xeriscape. We will provide […]
Principles of Xeriscape 1: Design – with Craig Miller
Xeriscaping offers a way to have beautiful, livable landscapes without excess water use. All good xeriscapes begin with a good design. Learn the basics of xeric yard and garden design […]
The Basics of Xeriscape with Craig Miller
Xeriscape is not rocks and cactus but a colorful, lower maintenance alternative to water hungry landscapes. Learn the Seven Principles of Xeriscape, and take away some great ideas for retrofitting […]
Need plants to dress up your shade garden? Tagawa’s perennial experts have eight great suggestions!
Shade gardens can be both beautiful and challenging, so I thought I’d ask some of our perennials staff about the shade-loving plants they recommend to our guests and often grow […]
Thousands of great perennials you didn’t know you need!
Question: Where can you find thousands of vigorous right-off-the-truck perennials, blooming or about-to-bloom? Answer: Tagawa Gardens, of course! With so many plants, where in the world should I start? How about with one […]
We may love our shirt-sleeve weather, but our plants don’t!
If you value your landscape, listen up! It’s time to grab the buckets and hoses! You’ve heard me talk about the importance of winter watering. But if you’ve tuned out […]